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Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has labelled the charges
February 28, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The comments have sparked a bitter row with charities who say the alternative is to rescue operations is to leave people to their deaths.
According to UN officials, about 10,000 civilians have died in the war thus far. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
19 million of Yemen's 26-million population now needed humanitarian aid, and "seven million Yemenis don't know where their next meal is coming from".
German police have conducted raids on apartments, two company premises and six jail cells in two Berlin prisons. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The police raids took place in 24 separate properties and started at 6 am.
Afghan soldiers on patrol in Helmand province. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The attack was committed by a Taliban member who had infiltrated the ranks of the police officers.
Members of the Iraqi army's 9th Division fire a multiple rocket launcher from a hill in Talul al-Atshana, on the southwestern outskirts of Mosul, on February 27, 2017. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
February 28, 2017 - 12:38 GMT
Wadi Hajar is the fourth neighborhood to fall since the operation began.
Nasr al-Hariri, the head of the Saudi-based High Negotiations Committee (HNC), the main opposition group at attending Syria talks in Geneva. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The UN-backed negotiations started out on Thursday between the Syrian government and the representatives of the armed and political opposition.
Refugees from Syria arrive at the Friedland shelter near Goettingen, central Germany, on April 4, 2016, after arriving from Turkey at the airport in Hanover. (AFP/Swen Pfoertner)
February 28, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Recent police statistics showed more than 3,500 attacks on refugees and asylum shelters occurred last year.
Islamist groups remain active in the south and east Algeria, largely targeting security forces. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The jihadist group said a number of people were killed and wounded in Sunday's attack.
The United Nations has warned that Yemen is facing a huge crisis. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
“It really is outrageous and it is a war crime."
Syrian opposition activists posted this photo which shows the car targeted, they say. (Twitter)
February 28, 2017 - 07:09 GMT
Abu al-Khayr al-Masri, was reportedly killed after a missile fired from a drone hit the vehicle in which he was travelling.
Israeli soldiers stand guard at the Qalandiya checkpoint. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Israeli police spokeswoman Luba al-Samri said in a statement that a "suspicious" Palestinian woman entered the vehicle lane of the checkpoint "seemingly carrying an object."
The Evangelical Church in the Suez Canal city of Ismailiya began receiving displaced citizens. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The request comes after hundreds of Egypt's Coptic Christians have fled the Sinai Peninsula following a number of killings in recent weeks by suspected militants.
Smoke billows in the background as Iraqi forces advance on Mosul airport during an offensive. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Iraqi forces are fighting to drive Daesh militants from western Mosul.
Palestinians run from tear gas smoke during clashes with Israeli security forces at the Qalandiya checkpoint. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Activists blocked the road with burning rubber tires and dumpsters lit on fire, sending black smoke billowing over the refugee camp as scores of commuters were stuck in traffic gridlock.
The hajj - one of the five pillars of Islam - which capable Muslims must perform at least once. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Tehran on Wednesday sent a team for talks in Saudi Arabia on the next annual pilgrimage
A Syrian man inspects the damage following reported government airstrike on the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus, on February 26, 2017. (AFP/Abd Doumany)
February 27, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Footage from Douma near Damascus purported to show the aftermath of a chemical attack.